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Coin of Smyrna with bust of Senate, struck under Aph. Epictetus

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Obverse: Youthful bust of Senate to right, laureate and draped. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Two Nemeses standing facing each other, one holds a bridle, the other, a cubit rule. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 244–249

Mint

Smyrna, Asia: Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 6.12 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.1106

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins